Raw, organic apple cider vinegar is a definite staple in most households. But…it’s so much more than a quick drink first thing in the morning.
HERE ARE 10 REASONS WHY APPLE CIDER VINEGAR IS SO BENEFICIAL…
- Improved insulin sensitivity and reduction of blood sugar levels after eating
Apple cider vinegar can help to lower blood sugar levels and to counteract type 2 diabetes
- Alkalises your blood and helps to support your overall health
A little apple cider vinegar everyday can help to lower acidity in your body, along with an alkaline / plant-based diet.
- Candida sufferer? Apple cider vinegar can aid in yeast infections
The enzymes created in the fermentation process has been shown to combat yeast infections associated with candida.
- Give your hair a little more shine.
Taking apple cider vinegar internally will naturally support your overall health, but rinsing your hair with apple cider vinegar after shampooing, can also boost your shine levels. Better yet…add to an empty shampoo bottle & upcycle away!
- Calm sunburnt skin
Add a cup of apple cider vinegar to a temperate bath and help take that sting out of your precious skin
- It can gently detoxify your home.
Vinegar has been used for centuries to kill off any nasty bacteria and germs. Diluted with water, it’s great for washing the floors, wiping down benches + more.
- Do you suffer from acne?
Wipe a little apple cider vinegar diluted in water over your face at night as an antibacterial wash to help remove any access oil and lingering bacteria. Apple cider vinegar can also aid in treating warts.
- Pet care
A quick wash / rinse over your pets coat could help with fleas
- Regulate your appetite
Studies have shown that drinking vinegar can help you feel full longer helping in weight management and kicking habits associated with overeating.
- Delicious added to salad dressings!
If you’re not a fan of the taste, try making a salad dressing with Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar – recipe here.
If you have a decent bottle of apple cider vinegar, you should see some cloudy sediment bits at the bottom. Nope, your vinegar hasn’t gone past its used-by-date…that murky-looking stuff at the bottom is the most important part! It’s called “the mother,” and this is where all the goodness lies, containing raw enzymes and gut-friendly bacteria that has been known to promote healing. Apple cider vinegar is an outstanding candidate with its antibacterial properties and detoxing enzymes. It really can assist your body during times of stress, fatigue and inflammation; a detox, alkaline and anti-inflammatory powerhouse that has a tone of uses.
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